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NINE ODU ALUMNI, ONE STUDENT NAMED TO INSIDE BUSINESS "TOP 40 UNDER 40"

Nine Old Dominion University alumni and one current student were named to Inside Business newspaper's "Top Forty Under 40" list of the area's top business professionals.

The annual list, published in this week's edition of the newspaper, highlights forty young, rising business people who are both successful in their careers and involved in the community. The group was chosen from nearly 100 nominations by a panel of five judges.

Old Dominion student Carlos J. Clanton, director of the Norfolk Division of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, is pursuing a corporate and industrial arts degree.

ODU alumni making the list were:

Carla Tyler Brittle (M.P.A. '99), management and resource administrator for James City County Government Parks and Recreation;
Cateena Carter, ('B.S. 99), C.E.O. and technical director at Unique Imaging Solutions;
Jeff Cooper (B.S. '90), vice president of Cooper Reality Inc.;
Wanda Cooper (B.S. '97), attorney at Bullock & Cooper;
Stephanie J. Dickens (B.S.B.A. '94), vice president and retail lending at Old Point National Bank;
Rob J. Gies (B.S.M.E. '90, MEM '94), engineer manager and CVN 79 acting program manager at Northrop Grumman Newport News;
Yasmine Hooper (B.S '93) owner and manager of Hooper Management Co.;
Khalilah LeGrand (B.S. '00) Eastern Virginia director of the Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council; and
Clenise Platt (M.S. '98), private wealth advisor for Sagemark Consulting.

This article was posted on: October 12, 2006

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